Fresh off its AlphaGo system defeating European champion Fan Hui five times in a row, Google has its sights set on livestreaming the AI’s next challenge, against the highest ranked player in the world, Lee Sedol. To sweeten the pot, the winner will get a $1 million prize. The matches are set to take place on March 9, 10, 12, 13 and 15 and will be livestreamed on YouTube for the world to see. ‘Go’ is an ancient Chinese board game that is simple to learn, but features millions of possible combinations for its pieces, which has proven challenging for previous…

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